Juan José Urruti

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Juan José Urruti
Personal information
Full name Juan José Urruti Acosta
Date of birth (1962-05-24) May 24, 1962 (age 55)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1983 Racing de Córdoba 82 (14)
1983–1986 Valencia 74 (8)
1986–1988 Rosario Central 35 (5)
1988–1990 Bolívar 88 (9)
1991 Platense 8 (0)
1991–1992 Bolívar
1993–1995 Wilstermann 75 (11)
1996 San José 21 (3)
1997 Huachipato ? (?)
National team
1980 Argentina U-20 4 (0)
1983 Argentina 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 October 2007.

Juan José Urruti (born May 24, 1962 in Rosario) is a former Argentine footballer. He played for a number of clubs in Argentina, Spain, Bolivia and Chile.

Urruti started his professional career in 1979 with Racing de Córdoba. In 1980 Racing got to the final of the Nacional championship but eventually lost to Rosario Central.

In 1983 Urruti was signed by Valencia after a deal to buy his Racing Club team mate Luis Amuchástegui fell through at the last minute.[1] Urruti played for Valencia until 1986, but he only managed to score 8 goals in 74 games.

In 1986 Urruti returned to Argentina to play for Rosario Central, he was part of the team that won the 1986-1987 championship.

In 1988 Urruti was signed by Bolívar in Bolivia, he won two Bolivian league championships either side of a brief return to Argentina in 1991 to play for Club Atlético Platense.

In 1993 Urruti joined Jorge Wilstermann where he won another Bolivian league championship in 1994. He joined San José in 1996 and played out his career with Huachipato in Chile in 1997.


Season Team Title
1986–1987 Argentina Rosario Central Primera División Argentina
1988 Bolivia Bolívar Bolivian league
1992 Bolivia Bolívar Bolivian league
1994 Bolivia Wilstermann Bolivian league


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